Exchange Programs

Thank you for your interest in being an exchange student at Kettering University. It is our pleasure to welcome you to campus.

Overview

Exchange students study at Kettering for one or two academic terms beginning in the fall or spring term. They also have the option to participate in Academic Training (internship activities) in the industry or through a research position at Kettering University.

Exchange students are a vital part of the Kettering community. While they are here, exchange students are encouraged to participate fully as students at Kettering University. They are welcome to join in student organizations and events, become involved in the Flint community, and experience US university culture while benefiting from an academically rigorous program.

 

Application Process

Step One: Nominations from Partner Institution

Students are nominated by their home institutions. Speak with your International Office to learn more about the nomination process.

Step Two: Submit your Application Materials

Review the Application Checklist.

Complete the 2020/2021 Non-Degree Student Application and Health Form.

Step Three: Receive your Acceptance Letter and DS-2019 from Kettering

Your documents will arrive to your International Office approximately 3 months before your term at Kettering.

Step Four: Apply for your Visa

Please visit the Department of State’s website for information on your DS-2019 and visa application.

Program Expenses

Kettering’s exchange program are designed to be as cost neutral as possible. Students pay their home tuition expenses, and the tuition at the host institution is waived.

In addition to the expenses below, students should consider travel and meal expenses for their time abroad. They should also consider any personal travel and the associated costs.

Expense Cost
Tuition Waived
Housing $1550 ($100 cash deposit)
Student Activity Fee $250
Health Insurance $350
Total $2250

Arrival Information

We are looking forward to your arrival at Kettering!

As we prepare for your term at Kettering, we ask that you complete the Exchange Student Arrival form. If you are arriving to campus during our designated arrival weekend, a member of the Office of International Programs will pick you up from the Flint Bishop Airport (FNT) or from the Flint Bus Station on Dort Highway.

Students who arrive to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) will need to find alternate transportation to campus. Some options are listed below:

Academic Calendar

Our exchange terms are offered in the fall and spring terms at Kettering.

Terms

Dates

Orientation Start

Fall

October – December

October 5 – December 19, 2020

Monday, September 28, 2020

Spring

April – June

April 5 – June 18, 2020

Monday, March 29, 2020

 

View  the full Academic Calendar.

  • Program Information

    Exchange students study at Kettering for one or two academic terms beginning in the fall or spring term. They also have the option to participate in Academic Training (internship activities) in the industry or through a research position at Kettering University.

    Exchange students are a vital part of the Kettering community. While they are here, exchange students are encouraged to participate fully as students at Kettering University. They are welcome to join in student organizations and events, become involved in the Flint community, and experience US university culture while benefiting from an academically rigorous program.

     

  • Application Process

    Application Process

    Step One: Nominations from Partner Institution

    Students are nominated by their home institutions. Speak with your International Office to learn more about the nomination process.

    Step Two: Submit your Application Materials

    Review the Application Checklist.

    Complete the 2020/2021 Non-Degree Student Application and Health Form.

    Step Three: Receive your Acceptance Letter and DS-2019 from Kettering

    Your documents will arrive to your International Office approximately 3 months before your term at Kettering.

    Step Four: Apply for your Visa

    Please visit the Department of State’s website for information on your DS-2019 and visa application.

  • Program Expenses

    Program Expenses

    Kettering’s exchange program are designed to be as cost neutral as possible. Students pay their home tuition expenses, and the tuition at the host institution is waived.

    In addition to the expenses below, students should consider travel and meal expenses for their time abroad. They should also consider any personal travel and the associated costs.

    Expense Cost
    Tuition Waived
    Housing $1550 ($100 cash deposit)
    Student Activity Fee $250
    Health Insurance $350
    Total $2250
  • Arrival Information

    Arrival Information

    We are looking forward to your arrival at Kettering!

    As we prepare for your term at Kettering, we ask that you complete the Exchange Student Arrival form. If you are arriving to campus during our designated arrival weekend, a member of the Office of International Programs will pick you up from the Flint Bishop Airport (FNT) or from the Flint Bus Station on Dort Highway.

    Students who arrive to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) will need to find alternate transportation to campus. Some options are listed below:

  • Academic Calendar

    Academic Calendar

    Our exchange terms are offered in the fall and spring terms at Kettering.

    Terms

    Dates

    Orientation Start

    Fall

    October – December

    October 5 – December 19, 2020

    Monday, September 28, 2020

    Spring

    April – June

    April 5 – June 18, 2020

    Monday, March 29, 2020

     

    View  the full Academic Calendar.

Please email our office with additional questions.

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